News Clips for Sept. 12, 2019

How medical schools are putting high-value care in the spotlight

Every health system aims to achieve positive outcomes for patients that, because of when or how they take place, will reduce the cost of care. It’s easier said than done.

CNA training not required at some Utah assisted living facilities

Emotions ran high during the state health department board meeting Wednesday morning. The heated discussion steamed from a rule change to remove the required CNA certification at assisted living facilities.

BWW Interview: U of U Musical Theater Program's Denny Berry Promises 'Something New and Unexpected' With Frank Wildhorn's DRACULA

The shows selected for production by the University of Utah Musical Theater Program are generally not your standard musical theater fare. Because the University of Utah Musical Theater Program is generally not your typical university musical theater program.

Utah homebuilder offers cash prizes for new ways to increase affordable housing

Utah’s largest homebuilder launched another national contest Wednesday seeking ideas for making housing more affordable, just as lawmakers are readying their latest strategies for tackling the problem.

How to Build a New Park So Its Neighbors Benefit

The Los Angeles River only intermittently resembles an actual river, even though that’s what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers entombed in concrete in the 1930s. Since then, its 51-mile course has been a trickling flood channel, the scene of countless movie car chases, and a punchline about how artificial L.A. can seem.

2020 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability to build on success of inaugural year

Ivory Innovations launched the 2020 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability at the University of Utah’s Davis Eccles School of Business. Now in its second year, the Ivory Prize awards a total of $200,000 to winners that have developed ambitious, feasible, and scalable solutions to housing affordability within three focus areas: construction and design; finance; and public policy and regulatory reform.

Could Utah be the next state to allow you to bring your baby to work?

Utah may soon become one in a handful of states that could allow you to bring your child to work with you — at least until the child is six months old or mobile.

Genetic discovery linked to rare eye disease

Paul S. Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., spent more than a decade working with families at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah on the hunt for the first gene known to cause a rare retinal disease known as MacTel.